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Case Study: Timely Manufacturing for Conveyor Power Drive Rollers

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: Timely Manufacturing for Conveyor Power Drive Rollers
An automobile assembly plant needed to replace the power drive rollers on a conveyor in a timely manner, but the parts were being manufactured in Italy which meant lengthy lead times and slow, costly ocean freight. These drive rollers conveyed the automobiles through the weld and final assembly processes, so...

Case Study: TWERGO® Saves Millions of Dollars

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: TWERGO® Saves Millions of Dollars
The devil is in the details. In this case, our client was able to save millions of dollars by installing an ergonomically designed wheel on a critical piece of equipment. At a stamping plant for American automobile manufacturer, racks carrying stamped pieces were not being used to their full capacity...

Case Study: Sub Roller Conveyor Replacement for Automotive Manufacturer

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: Sub Roller Conveyor Replacement for Automotive Manufacturer
An automotive manufacturer needed to repair and replace 180 stub rollers for a skid conveyor system, but the conveyor supplier was no longer in business. Without the ability repair and replace the rollers, the only other option is to replace a section of the conveyor system, which is a much...

Case Study: Noise Issues Reduced by CasterShox®

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: Noise Issues Reduced by CasterShox®
Noise issues in the workplace can be a major issue in manufacturing facilities and can cause major long-term hearing problems for employees that are exposed to high decibel levels for extended periods of time. This is why a major US automaker set out to build a manufacturing plant that would...

Case Study: Tire Manufacturer Improves Material Cart Handling

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: Tire Manufacturer Improves Material Cart Handling
A tire manufacturer was using industrial carts in its facility, but the casters on the carts were experiencing issues as they were picking up debris from the facility floor which make the carts harder to move, damaged the casters themselves, and marked up the facility floor in the process.

Case Study: CasterShoX®

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: CasterShoX®
After years of research and development and a quarter million dollar investment, Caster Concepts is pleased to announce: CasterShoX® casters – a radically new line of shock absorption casters. CasterShoX® reduce noise levels by as much as 90%, cost 20-50% less than conventional spring-loaded casters and can reduce shock loads by up to 80%.

Case Study: Conversion Drive Caster® Aides in Boat Building

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: Conversion Drive Caster® Aides in Boat Building
A leading manufacturer of boats and yachts was had an issue moving a large cart of dies and castings from their press area to stamping in their facility. This caused a bottleneck that risked employee injury. The carts were moved lengthwise down a long hallway, then they needed to make...

Case Study: Steering Component for Large Trucks

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: Steering Component for Large Trucks
A manufacturer of automotive and truck steering columns and shifters was having difficulty with a telescoping steering wheel mechanism for large trucks. The part needed to be able to slide back and forth freely while also handling more torque than it previously was able to handle. This change in torque...

Case Study: Dual Swivel Section Caster Improves Facility Efficiency

January 30, 2018 By: Joe Verbeke

Case Study: Dual Swivel Section Caster Improves Facility Efficiency
A manufacturer of overhead track systems was having issues with the carts that move steel blanks around their facility. If the swivel casters were not parallel to the rigid casters when the cart needed to be pushed, it would take two operators just to get the cart moving. Something needed...
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